Romain Bogaerts of Wake Forest men's tennis has earned one of 16 spots in the Oracle/ITA Masters field, which is the first national collegiate championship of the 2015-16 season.
Junior Romain Bogaerts and freshman Skander Mansouri were recognized for their success in the classroom.
Noah Rubin and Romain Bogaerts of Wake Forest men's tennis were each named ITA All-Americans Thursday after posting stellar 2015 seasons.
Four members of the 12th-ranked Wake Forest men's tennis team picked up Carolina Region ITA Postseason honors on Tuesday morning.
The Demon Deacons jumped out to a 2-0 advantage, but the Blue Devils reeled off four straight victories to clinch the match.
The No. 10 Wake Forest men's tennis team defeated No. 55 South Carolina, 7-0, on Feb. 5, 2016.
The Demon Deacons were edged by the Blue Devils on Sunday evening.
Wake Forest opened the 2015 men's tennis campaign by defeating Charlotte at home.
Romain Bogaerts beat Illinois' Farris Gosea
Wake Forest men's tennis vs. Duke
Opened the season ranked No. 20 in the nation... Entered the fall season ranked No. 49 with Maksim Kan in doubles... Earned All-American status by earning a No. 9-16 seed in the NCAA Singles Championship... Was named a first team All-ACC honoree after the season... Earned the ITA Carolina Region Arthur Ashe Jr. Sportsmanship and Leadership Award... Picked up ACC Player of the Week honors on Feb. 25... Ended the season ranked No. 20 in the country... Went 26-9 on the season, posting an impressive 21-5 dual-match record with a 10-1 mark in ACC play... Playing primarily at the No. 2 position, went 17-4 from the spot while posting a 12-7 record against nationally-ranked opponents... Played four matches at No. 1 singles, going 3-1 in the contests... Earned highlight victories over then-No. 2 Ryan Shane of Virginia on March 6, then-No. 28 Cameron Norrie of TCU on March 8, then-No. 40 Andreas Bjerrehus of Virginia Tech on March 20, then-No. 34 Jason Tahir of Duke on March 22 and then-No. 24 Ronnie Schneider of North Carolina on April 12... Went to the second round of the NCAA Singles Championship for the second year in a row but lost in the second round of the tournament for the second year in a row... Finished 11-8 in doubles play, partnering primarily with Keivon Tabrizi for an 8-5 record together... Advanced to the ITA All-American Championship semifinals with wins over then-No. 3 Axel Alvarez Llamas of Oklahoma, then-No. 22 Leandro Toledo of Minnesota and then-No. 17 Nathan Pasha of Georgia... Was seeded fifth in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship.
Freshman at Mississippi State (2012-13)
Fall - Finished fall play with a team best .764 winning percentage in singles (13-4)... Rebounded from a first round loss in Division I singles at the Southern Intercollegiates to win his consolation bracket, including defeating SEC foe Michael Retta of Vanderbilt, 6-2, 6-0... Defeated three opponents to advance out of pre-qualifying bracket and into qualifying play at the ITA All-American Champonships... Made a spectacular run to the championship match of the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships, including defeating 11th-ranked Andreas Mies of Auburn 6-4, 7-5, and 58th-ranked Chris Simpson of LSU 6-4, 6-2... Fell short of the title by falling to No. 5 nationally-ranked Nik Scholtz of Ole Miss in the final match 5-7, 4-6... Defeated SEC foe Ryan Lipman of Vanderbilt 2-6, 7-5, 7-6(2) in the first round of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships... Pulled a major upset by defeating No. 5 Nik Scholtz 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in the Round of 16 at the National Indoors in Flushing, N.Y., to advance to quarterfinal play.
Spring - Ranked 6th in the nation in the ITA Rankings... Named an All-American for 2013 after earning the No. 6 national seed in the 2013 NCAA Individual Championships... Is currently 15-6 in dual match play in singles... Started the season at the No. 2 position, earning a 6-4, 6-1 win against Texas Tech's Gabriel Dias... Moved to the No. 1 position in the second match of the year as has gone 3-0 since, the first freshman to do so in the Per Nilsson era... Defeated No. 74 Andreas Mies, Auburn's top senior in a thrilling 7-5, 7-6(6) victory that clinched a 4-3 MSU win that sent the Bulldogs to the ITA National Team Indoors for the first time since 1999... Took down No. 33 Nik Scholtz of Ole Miss 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the River Hills Cup to earn his second-straight career win against the Rebel sophomore... Defeated 98th-ranked Ben Davis of Middle Tennessee to clinch the Bulldogs victory against the No. 47 Blue Raiders... Earned his second victory of the season against Auburn senior Andreas Mies with a 6-3, 6-4 victory against the No. 107 player in the nation... Won his fourth consecutive match with a 6-1, 6-4 win against Alabama's Daniil Proskura, also moving the freshman to 2-0 to open SEC play... Defeated Arkansas' Gregoire Lehmannin straight sets 6-3, 6-2 in Fayetteville... For the second time this spring, defeated 8th-ranked Nik Scholtz of Ole Miss, winning in straight sets 6-2, 6-4... Defeated South Carolina' Tsvetan Mihov 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to clinch a 4-2 victory for MSU against the No. 20 Gamecocks... Earned his fourth-straight victory with a win against Florida's Stephane Piro in straight sets... Paired with teammate Pedro Dumont, finished 7-6 in dual match play... Earned his first dual match doubles victory in an 8-5 win against Leif Berger and Philipp Seifert of Rice... Defeated Auburn's Lukas Ollert and Joseph Van Dooren 8-3 in the championship match of the ITA Kickoff Weekend... Clinched the doubles point for MSU by defeating Ole Miss' Johan Backstrom and Stefan Lindmark 8-6 in the 16th annual River Hills Cup... Took down Texas A&M's duo of Jeremy Efferding and Jordan Szabo 8-4 to clinch the doubles point for the Bulldogs at the ITA National Indoors in Seattle, Wash... Defeated Ole Miss' Johan Backstrom and Stefan Lindmark in the final match of the 2013 ITA National Team Indoor Championship... Won their sixth consecutive match with an 8-6 victory against Samford's Fares Kilani and Alex Sajonz, tying the best start by an MSU doubles team since 2006, when Antonio Lastre and Daniel Sanchez started 6-0 as well... Took down the Arkansas tandem of Hall Fess and Santiago Munoz 8-6 in Fayetteville... Teamed up with junior Zach White late in the season, finishing with a 3-4 record, defeating South Carolina's No. 55 team of Kyle Koch and Harry Menzies and Florida's Mike Alford and Luke Johnson (clinched doubles point against UF)... Clinched the doubles point in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Championship in Starkville, Miss., with an 8-4 win against Austin Peay's John Storie and Aleksas Tverijonas... Awarded the honor of 2013 ITA National Rookie of the Year... Named the 2013 ITA Southern Region Rookie of the Year... Named the 2013 SEC Freshman of the Year... Also collected 2013 All-SEC First Team and All-SEC Freshman Team honors.